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The Call of Duty® Championship, presented by Xbox tournament is back in 2014. From March 28th to 30th, 32 of the best Call of Duty teams from around the world will compete in an attempt to claim the World Champions title from last year’s winner – Fariko Impact – along with the lion’s share of the tournament’s $1 million prize pool.


The best 32 teams will qualify from six different continents (North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia), representing over 15 countries, and will battle it out live at the tournament’s Los Angeles, California venue.


The Road to The Call of Duty® Championship, presented by Xbox will be broadcasted live via Xbox Live and MLG.tv, starting with online qualifiers, leading to LAN based regional finals hosted by MLG, Gfinity and ACL where the region’s top teams will compete for a place at the Championship, and a chance to be Call of Duty Champions.


Live Regional Finals:


Australia / New Zealand – Sydney 28th February, 1st March, 2nd March


Europe – London, 28th February, 1st March, 2nd March


USA – Florida, 8th - 9th March


Championship – Los Angeles, 28th – 30th March


To find out how to sign up your team and for full rules & regulations, please see:



What is eSports?

Posted by CallofDutyEsports Feb 6, 2014


Packed stadiums, adoring crowds, pro-level players from around the world, sponsors, agents, event organizers – the thrill of victory and the sting of defeat: welcome to the world of competitive gaming, known the world over as eSports.


With the rise of popularity in gaming and abundant access to live streaming, it has become possible for thousands of viewers from around the world to watch pro-players go head-to-head and compete for cash and prizes in live tournaments.